Tributes paid to Anne Parkinson who died in Ribbleton collision

Posted on - 23rd October, 2015 - 10:49am | Author - | Posted in - Preston News, Ribbleton
Anne Parkinson

Anne Parkinson

The family of an elderly woman who died after a collision involving her mobility scooter have paid tribute to her.


Anne Parkinson, 76, from Ribbleton, died on Tuesday after the incident in Ribbleton Avenue.

In a statement they her family said: “A tribute to our loving mother and grandmother. Recently we lost Anne in a terrible accident in the Ribbleton area.

“Her loss is felt very deeply with her sons Tony and Philip and the rest of the family.

“She lived around the Grange Estate for more than 15 years where she was a well-known character who was always out and about at the local shops or on her scooter.

“Most recently she has been a resident at Ainscough Brook House, where she made many friends.

“We will miss her, taken too soon from us, only 76-years-old.”

Police are continuing to appeal for witnesses to the collision which took place around 6.50am between Faringdone Lane and Ribbleton Hall Drive.

Anyone with information can contact police on 101 quoting log number 0144 of October 20.

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